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Creating Media for Learning BY SAM GLIKSMAN
Student Centered Media Projects Across the Curriculum
This is the companion website for the book, "Creating Media for Learning". The book can be purchased through Amazon or Corwin.
Education hinges on effective communication. Media has become a staple of modern communication and this book highlights the potential of student-centered media projects throughout the curriculum. Self-expression with media will enhance learning and allow students to creatively demonstrate their knowledge.
The book discusses a variety of strategies and tactics for creating media based projects.
Content includes the following:
Watch Media play right on the printed page!
Creating Media for Learning includes descriptions of many outstanding student media projects ... but after all, shouldn't a book about media showcase the media itself? Using the magic of augmented reality, Creating Media for Learning is actually one of the first books to do just that! Point any mobile device at an image on the page and the video will play before your eyes.
Check out the Augmented Reality page to find out more.
What reviewers are saying about Creating Media for Learning :
"In his blogging, his books, and his work with schools, Sam has the ability to translate big ideas like tech integration or student agency into concrete, actionable ideas that educators can use tomorrow ... Sam’s chapters are rich with specific examples of empowered students using technology and show educators how to think about and use digital tools to enhance the learning-teaching process in very intentional and purposeful ways."
Scott McLeod, JD, PhD Director of Innovation, Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency, and Founding Director, UCEA Center for Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education
"Gliksman does an excellent job of encouraging teachers to integrate learner-centered media projects into their lessons by providing a one-stop resource for project ideas. Each chapter provides media-based project descriptions, costs and benefits, digital tool options, and actual teacher projects. A great book for teachers and professional development leaders who are looking for learner-centered digital project ideas."
David Wicks, Ed.D., Associate Professor and Chair, MEd. In Digital Education Leadership School of Education, Seattle Pacific University
"This book is full of brilliant ideas! You can tell that Sam works daily with students and teachers. Teachers will enjoy the playful tone of the book, and they will appreciate the numerous student examples. The book gives reasons why you want to use specific media and then follows through with how to do it well. A lot of useful advice packed into one book!"
Tony Vincent, learninginhand.com